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All About Asian Games 2018 PDF
India competed at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, from 18th August to 2nd September. Neeraj Chopra was the flag bearer for the opening ceremony while Rani Rampal was named as the flag bearer for the closing ceremony.
India ranked 8th in the 2018 Asian Games Medal Table with 69 medals in total.
China topped the medal telly with 132 Golds and total 289 Medals.
Japanese swimmer Ikee Rikako has been named as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the recently-concluded 18th edition of the Asian Games.
The 18-year-old, who bagged six gold and two silver medals in the tournament, became the first female athlete to win the MVP title.
Upcoming Asian Games
2022 Asian Games will be held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.
2026 Asian Games will be held in Nagoya, Japan.
India’s Medals in Asian Games 2018
India’s Records in Asian Games 2018
India secured a bronze medal in the men’s team regu event which was the country’s first medal in sepak takraw since the debut of the sport in the 1990 Asian Games.
India secured its first ever medal in table tennis in the Asian Games as the men’s team won a Bronze medal by defeating Japan in the quarterfinal of the Table tennis at the 2018 Asian Games.
In the 25 meter rapid fire pistol event, Rahi Sarnobat became the first Indian woman to clinch the gold medal in a shooting event of Asian Games.
Vinesh Phogat, who won gold in the women’s freestyle 50 kg category, became the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Games.
Saina Nehwal & P. V. Sindhu won India’s first ever medal in the women’s singles event in badminton at the Asian Games when they reached the semifinals at Jakarta.
P V. Sindhu became the first Indian shuttler to reach the final of a singles badminton event at the Games and eventually won a silver.
Neeraj Chopra won the country’s first javelin gold medal, setting a new national record.
Indian pair of Pranab Bardhan & Shibnath Sarkar won the gold medal in the inaugural edition of Contract bridge at the 2018 Asian Games – Men’s pair.
Vikas Krishan Yadav sets the record to become the first Indian boxer to clinch a medal in three successive Asian games.
Swapna Barman becomes first Indian heptathlete to win Asian Games gold.
Arpinder Singh wins India’s first triple jump gold in 48 years.
India’s 23-year-old Tajinder Pal Singh clinched the gold medal in men’s shot put with an Asian Games record by smashing the national and world record.
India’s Gold Medalists in Asian Games 2018
|Gold||Bajrang Punia||Wrestling||Men’s freestyle 65 kg|
|Gold||Vinesh Phogat||Wrestling||Women’s freestyle 50 kg|
|Gold||Saurabh Chaudhary||Shooting||Men’s 10 metre air pistol|
|Gold||Rahi Sarnobat||Shooting||Women’s 25 metre pistol|
|Gold||Sawarn Singh, Dattu Baban Bhokanal, Om Prakash, Sukhmeet Singh||Rowing||Men’s quadruple sculls|
|Gold||Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan||Lawn tennis||Men’s doubles|
|Gold||Tajinderpal Singh Toor||Athletics||Men’s shot put|
|Gold||Neeraj Chopra||Athletics||Men’s javelin throw|
|Gold||Manjit Singh||Athletics||Men’s 800 metres|
|Gold||Arpinder Singh||Athletics||Men’s triple jump|
|Gold||Swapna Barman||Athletics||Women’s heptathlon|
|Gold||Jinson Johnson||Athletics||Men’s 1500 metres|
|Gold||M. R. Poovamma, Saritaben Gaikwad, Hima Das, Vismaya||Athletics||Women’s 4 x 400 m relay|
|Gold||Amit Panghal||Boxing||Light flyweight (49 kg)|
|Gold||Pranab Bardhan, Shibhnath Sarkar||Bridge||Men’s pair|
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